A.PERSONAL DATA                                                                          

Name:                                                 Dr. Chikezie, Salome Chidinma

Nationality:                                        Nigerian

State of Origin:                                  Imo State

Marital Status:                                   Married with Three (3) Children (Christopher, David, and

Date of Assumption:                          2nd May, 1994

Present Status:                                   Lecturer II

Department:                                      Psychology & Counselling

College:                                              College of Education

Postal Address:                                  Department of psychology & counselling, College of Education, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia State, Nigeria.   



1. Educational Institutions Attended (With Date)

I.  Abia State University Uturu,                                                                     2011 – 2015

II. Abia State University, Uturu,                                                                    2008 – 2011

III. University of Nigeria Nsukka,                                                                 2000 – 2003

IV. St. Luke’s School of Midwifery, Wusasa, Zaria,                                     1990 – 1991

V. St. Luke’s School of Nursing, Wusasa, Zaria,                                           1986 – 1989


2. Academic/Professional Qualifications (With Date)

I.  Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in Education, with a Distinction Score (A)

     In Dissertation –                                                                                                                 2015

II. Master’s Degree in Education (M.Ed), Guidance & Counselling –                      2011               

III. Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Education                                                            2003

     (Second Class Honours, Upper Division)

IV. Nigerian Registered Midwife Certificate                                                             1991

V.  Nigerian Registered Nurse Certificate                                                                  1989


3. Certificate Courses

I. American Heart Association Nightingale Health Care Services                             2017

II. International English Language Testing System                                                   2006

III.   Clinic Service Providers Certificate                                                                   1995


4. Membership of Committees

I. Assistant Secretary/Member, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) –

  MOUAU Chapter                                                                             May 2017 – till date

II. Member Mbaise Leadership Forum                                               June 2018 – till date

III. Editorial Board Member, Mbaise Frontline. Newspaper             2017 – till date



I.          May, 1994 – Nov. 1995                      Staff Nurse Midwife – Medical Centre, M.O.U.A.U.

II.        November, 1995 – October, 1999      Staff Nurse Midwife/Clinic Service Provider,


III.       October, 1999 – December, 2000       Nursing Officer I

IV.       December, 2000 – 2003                      Study Leave: University of Nigeria     Nsukka


V.        March, 2003 – October, 2005             Senior Nursing Officer, Health Services

                                                                        Department, M.O.U.A.U.

VI.       October, 2008 – October, 2011          Principal Nursing Superintendent

VII.     October, 2011- 2014                           Assistant Chief Nursing Superintendent

VIII.    October 2014 – April 2016                 Chief Nursing Superintendent.

IX.       April 2016 – Till Date                         Lecturer II


Teaching Research Administrative and Outreach Activities

Courses Taught at Undergraduate Level

GCE 124                     –                       Introduction to Clinical Psychology

GCE 125                     –                       Psychological Development of Guidance and Counselling

GCE 211                     –                       Individual and Group Dynamics

GCE 213                     –                       Counselling for Special Needs

GCE 215                     –                       Biological Psychology

GCE 221                     –                       Testing in Counselling and Continuous Assessment

GCE 223                     –                       Programme Development and Evaluation in Counselling

GCE 311                     –                       Organization/Administration in Counselling

GCE 315                     –                       Ethical and Legal Issues in Guidance & Counselling

GCE 324                     –                       Management and Counselling of the Aged and Disabled

GCE 325                     –                       Rehabilitation and Pastoral Counselling

GCE 414                     –                       Counselling in Special Needs

GCE 412                     –                       Practicum in Counselling

GCE 423                     –                       Peace and Conflict Resolution in the Work Place

EDU 400                     –                       Research Project

EDU 411                     –                       Teaching Practice



PGD 712                     –                       Educational Psychology

PGD 721                     –                       Introduction to Guidance & Counselling



I.                   Member/Secretary; “Linus Ejikem Charity Foundation”, Villa of Grace Umulogho,

Obowo L.G.A., Imo State, Nigeria, 28th August, 2014 – Till Date.


II.                Member; “Justice, Development and Peace  Commission/Caritas (JDPC), Ogbe Ahiara, Mbaise, Imo State, Nigeria. 22nd February, 2013 – Till Date.


III.       Member, Committee on Gender/Women Development Centre, M.O.U.A.U.,  2013 – Till Date.


IV.             Member/Secretary; “Beyond Borders Voluntary Health Care Association”, Mbutu, Mbaise, Imo State, Nigeria. 20th March, 2011 – Till Date.


V.                Member, M.O.U.A.U., Women Association, 2006 – Till Date.

VI.             Member, M.O.U.A.U. Window Servicom Team 2016 – Till Date

VII.          Mbaise/U.S.A Medical Mission, National Coordinator 2014 – Till Date

VIII.       Member/Secretary Committee on Departmental Research Verification 16th January, 2018.



I.             Member, National Association of Nigerian Nurses and Midwives

(NANNM)                                                                                                1990 – Till Date

II.           Member, American Counselling Association.                               2015 – Till Date

III.          Member/Secretary Counselling Association of Nigeria,

Abia State Chapter (CASSON)                                                    2016 – Till Date

IV.         Member, Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria                      2016 – Till Date

V.           Member, Nigerian Society of Psycho-Social Research                 2017 – Till Date

VI.         Member, Association of Women in Science                                 Jan 2018 – Till Date

University Commendation

Commended for a successful 2013 Gender Stakeholders Summit and Award Ceremony which took place on 24th May, 2013.



I.          Chikezie S. C. (2010) “Sexually Transmitted Diseases: Causes and Prevention” (National Ambassador Newspaper, Page 22).

II.        Mackbert, F. U.; Obasi, S. C. & Chikezie, S. C. (2012). “Information for Community Health Service Delivery: Towards Sustainable Development” (Duncan Science Journals, (Paper No: April CON/2012/111)

III.       Chikezie S. C. (2018) “Relationship Between Knowledge and Health Seeking Behaviours for Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) among Young Women in Umuahia Urban, Abia State”. Journal of African Education, Imo State University, ISSN:2315-6449, Vol. 5, No. 1.

IV.       Chikezie S. C. & Nwadighioha, A. N. (2015) “Relationship Between Attitude Towards STIs and Health-Seeking Behaviour Among Young Women”. European Journal of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences. November 28th, 2015, ejbps, 2015, Vol. 2, issue 7, 382-385. http:/

V.        Chikezie S. C. (2016). “Effect of Sensate Focus Therapy in the Management of Erectile Dysfunction Among a Group of Nigerian Men” International Journal of Innovative and Applied Research, Volume 4, Issue (5): 29 – 41.

VI.       Chikezie S. C. (2016). “Effect of Systematic Desensitization Therapy in the Management of Erectile Dysfunction Among a Group of Nigerian Men” International Journal of Innovative and Applied Research. Journal home page:

VII.   Chikezie S. C. (2018). “Availability and Utilization of Counselling Services Among Secondary School Students in Umuahia North Local Government Area of Abia State”. Journal of African Education , Imo State University,ISSN:2315-6449 Vol. 6 No 1



I.                   Chikezie S. C. (2014). “The Counselor and Management of Sexually Transmitted Infections” in a Handbook of Counselling Psychology, Barloz Publishers Inc.; Owerri, Pages: 321 – 346.

II.                Chikezie S. C. (2014). “The Counselor and Management of Erectile Failure” in a Handbook of Counselling Psychology, Barloz Publishers Inc.; Owerri, Pages 346 – 390.



I.          “Wellness” A Seminar presented at a One Day Health Awareness Conference organized by Odu and Gold Igboegwu Trust Fund Centre at Amakwa Ozubulu, Anambra State (December 10th, 2015).


II.        “Nursing Care Study of Patients with Nephrotic Syndrome and Paranoid

Schizophrenia”; – Project Presented at St. Lukes School of Nursing, Wusasa, Zaria; November, 1989.

III.       “Attitude of Teachers towards Adolescent Awareness of Contraceptives in Ezinihitte Mbaise L.G.A.” – Project Presented in Partial Fulfillment of Bachelor of Science   Degree in Health Education (May, 2003).

IV.       “Psychological and Social Factors as Predictors of Health Seeking Behaviours for Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) among Young Women in Umuahia Urban, Abia State”; Project Presented in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Award of Master’s Degree (August, 2011).

V.        “Care of the Sick”; A Seminar Presented on the Occasion of the 2012 World Day of the Sick in St. Michael’s Parish, Enyiogugu, Aboh Mbaise, Imo State. (January 25, 2012)

VI        “Advanced Behaviour Modification of Maladaptive Behaviour”; A Seminar Presented to the Department of Psychological Foundations, Faculty of Education, ABSU, in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirement for the Award of Doctorate Degree (June, 2012).

VII      “Abnormal Psychology and Psychopathology of Children and Adolescent”; A Seminar Presented at the Department of Psychological Foundations, Faculty of Education, ABSU, in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirement for the Award of Doctorate Degree (July, 2012).

VIII.   Sexual Dysfunctions in Marriage”; A Seminar Presented at the Department of  Psychological Foundations, Faculty of Education, ABSU, in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Award of Doctorate Degree. (August, 2012).

IX.       “Nursing as a Career”; A Seminar Presented at a One Day Career Conference Organized by the Graduate Students of the Department of Psychological  Foundations, Faculty of Education, Abia State University, Uturu, for In-School  Adolescents Held at Holy Rosary Secondary School, Umuahia, Abia State. (5th March, 2015)

X.        “Effects of Sensate Focus and Systematic Desensitization Therapies in the Management of Erectile Dysfunction (Impotence) among A Group of Nigerian Men” – Doctorate Degree Dissertation. 

XI.       Reproductive Health Challenges Of Women And The Girl Child: Implication For Counselling. A Paper Presented During The 41st Casson Internation Conference Held At Multi-Purpose Hall; University Of Lagos, Lagos State On The 21st – 26th Of August, 2016

XII.     “Counselling The Girl Child For Education And National Development: Implication For ICT. A Paper Presented During The 8th Annual National Conference Of Nigerian Society For Psychological Research Held In University Of Calabar On November 13th – November 16th 2017

XIII.    “Improving Creativity and Innovative Skills Among Principals” In The Southeast Primary School. Educational System for Enhanced Administrative Performances. A Paper Presented During the 2018 Annual International Conference On “Re-Thinking Creativity and Innovation: Imperatives For Life Long Learning” Held At University Of Uyo From Tuesday 3rd – Friday 6th April, 2018

XIV.    “Availability And Utilization of Counselling Services Among Secondary School Students In Umuahia North Local Government Area of Abia State”. A Paper Presented During The 2018 Annual National Conference of The Faculty of Education Abia State University, Uturu on Education for Sustainable Governance Held on 25th – 28th July, 2018, at the Faculty Auditorium.



I.                   Cervical and Breast Cancer Awareness Education Presented at a one day Seminar on “Health Awareness” organized by Odu & Gold Igboeguw. Trust Fund Centre at Amakwa Ozubulu , Anambra State, on July 2018.  

II.                A Four Day Annual Conference of the Faculty of Education held at Abia State University, Uturu 25th – 28th July, 2018

III.             A Four Day International Conference of Educational Benchmakers in Conjunction with Department of Vocational Education, University of Uyo held on the 3rd to 6th April, 2018

IV.             A Six day CASSON International Conference held in University of Lagos, form 20/08/2016 to 27/08/2016

V.                A 5-Day Conference on the theme; “Challenges of Higher Education in the 21st Century in West Africa” 21st – 25th September, 2015.

VI.             A Five Day Conference on the theme – “Capacity Building for Gender Equality

& Women Empowerment” 7th – 11th, April, 2014, in Lashibi, Accra, Ghana.

VII.           A Two Day Training on: “Gender, Adherence Counseling, Referral and Tracking Data” – 21st to 22nd, May 2014, in Gado Hotel, Mission Hill, Umuahia, Abia State.

VIII.       A Three Day Workshop Titled: “Gender Project Training” From 14th – 16th May,     2013, in M.O.U.A.U., Abia State.

IX.             A Two Day Workshop on “Gender Mainstreaming: National Affirmative Action for Sustainable Development, from 12th – 13th March 2013, Held at University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

X.                A Four Day Course on Advanced Administration Performance Improvement for     Nurses and Midwives” 15th – 18 May, 2012, in Modotel, Enugu.

XI.             A Scientific Workshop on “Building Healthier Nations”, 15th – 20th November,     2009, in Umuahia, Abia State.

XII.          A Two Day Workshop on Qualitative Nursing Education, Held in 2008 at Michael Okpara Auditorium, Umuahia.

XIII.       Workshop on Emergency Preparedness/Disaster Management, 26th – 27th June, 2006, in Umuahia, Abia State.

XIV.       Seminar on Continuing Education for Nurses/Midwives in Abia State, 16th – 20th February, 2004, in F.M.C. Hall, Umuahia, Abia State.


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